Managing Director, PIMCO. Ms. Pier is a portfolio manager focusing on multisector credit opportunities. She contributes to the Diversified Income and Global Credit Opportunities Funds, and she has served as a rotating member on the firm's Investment Committee and Americas Portfolio Committee. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2013, she was a senior credit trader at J.P. Morgan, trading cash, recovery and credit default swaps across various sectors. She holds an undergraduate degree in economics from Princeton University.
Executive Vice President, PIMCO. Mr. Forgash is a portfolio manager and head of global leveraged loans. In addition to being the lead portfolio manager for leveraged loans, he is also a member of the high yield and multi-sector credit teams. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2018, he was a senior portfolio manager at Millennium Capital Partners, investing across European credit. Previously, he was an executive director of European credit trading at Morgan Stanley, a managing director of U.S. credit trading at Greenwich Capital and a vice president in credit trading at Lehman Brothers. He has investment experience since 1994 and holds an MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University. He received an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Delaware.
Managing Director, PIMCO. Mr. Jessop joined PIMCO in 2009, as a senior portfolio manager and head of the high yield team. Prior to joining PIMCO, he was a managing director, portfolio manager and co-head of the high yield group at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, where he spent twelve years. He has investment experience since 1989 and holds a degree from Queens’ College, Cambridge University.